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Baby Case

Playwright Michael Ogborn Transforms the Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping Into a Weird and Wonderful Musical Masterpiece

Myra Chanin | Posted 09.29.2012 | Arts
Myra Chanin

Almost every time I encounter a really talented New Yorker, I find that they are Philadelphia natives. A prime example? Michael Ogborn, the composer/lyricist/playwright of Baby Case, the exciting musical drama about the Lindbergh kidnapping.

NYMF 2012 Roundup #5: The Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping and the Lure of Eternal Youth

Michael Giltz | Posted 09.24.2012 | New York
Michael Giltz

Baby Case is perhaps the most ambitious and potentially most exciting show I've seen at New York Musical Theater Festival this year. It's clearly in the vein of Kander and Ebb, a cynical, smart, unexpected tale that bites off quite a bit -- media frenzy, prejudice, celebrity and much more.